The protective mechanisms of first aid training within a school-based program for early adolescents

Reveruzzi, Bianca (2015) The protective mechanisms of first aid training within a school-based program for early adolescents. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

This thesis was concerned with the protective mechanisms of first aid training in the context of peer support. Using a randomised control trial design the current program of research explores first aid training in the school setting and identifies the key components of effective school-based first aid training programs. In particular, examining whether first aid training and associated knowledge could be protective for early adolescents. This broader framing considered whether first aid impacted on increasing behaviour and attitudes towards helping an injured friend, and reducing personal risk taking and related injury.

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ID Code: 82759
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD)
Supervisor: Sheehan, Mary & Vallmuur, Kirsten
Keywords: Early adolescents, first aid training, intervention, school-based program, injury prevention, risk taking behaviour, helping behaviours
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 30 Apr 2015 05:31
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2015 06:19

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